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Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 12:30pm EST
you're in the you're in the stream. stream. obesity, so many of us can obesity, so many of us can relate. relate. lisa fletcher is away but lisa fletcher is away but my man my man omar is here. omar is here. you and i can empathize for you and i can empathize for today's show, i wore husky pants today's show, i wore husky pants growing up i was a growing up i was a quote unquote quote unquote husky kid. husky kid. that was me at 11. that was me at 11. and and tit for tat, you have a gut tit for tat, you have a gut hanging out. hanging out. 66% of americans are overweight, 66% of americans are overweight, and there's been a two irdz thdz and there's been a two irdz thdz increase -- increase -- two-thirds two-thirds are are increase in,. increase in,. >> who says in my experience >> who says in my experience i've noticed a difference in how i've noticed a difference in how i'm treated i'm treated pre, and post-losing pre, and post-losing 60 pounds. 60 pounds. much more post. much more post. of course those of you at home of course those of you at home we want you to be a we want you
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 7:30pm EST
integrate in the league. there is study after academic study that shows that the use of native american mass cots actually allows the dominant culture to turn a blind eye to the very problems on the res that regina describes. the taking on the poverty that she is describing and then the last point if i could the last thing i should say is regina said something profoundly offensive. there are tribal council to tribal council from the choctaw to the american indian movement, who oppose the name, is profoundingly misleading for your audience. >> but suzanne is saying the same thing. regina go ahead and speak and then mike we'll get to you. assembly appreciate that. the crux of the matter, let's go to the declaration of independence, uses the phrase, merciless native american indian. you should be leading the fight with the federal government. i think some of your action he are suspect. i respect some of your work, you have done good work in the past but forfeiting the spotlight on this issue is a disservice for those who live on the res. getting back to the founder of the redskins
Al Jazeera America
Nov 30, 2013 2:30am EST
like me. talk to us how your geeky childhood in234r50u7bsz influenced your path to success. >> i was lucky that neither of my parents had nick i anything e way of a tech background. they had resources to buy a powerful computer a pc that they gave me total freedom with. as long as you can put it back together and take it apart and do what you want with it. they didn't fully understand what it would do but they had an e amuncahunch it would be importa. >> i played way too much video games and soon i wanted to build my observe. my -- own. learning how to build became a hobby. my friends and i spent too much time messing around with nothing. it gave us an outlet and we could build web sites and have people all over the word like 50 people looking at the thing we had made. and it made what filete what fee insignificant living significant. we were dorky high school kids but on the internet w we were people with ideas and we could be resuspecte respected as such. >> now everyone is talking about new media. mill lemillmilnew media is the e for the new generation. now your book is entitled "
Al Jazeera America
Nov 13, 2013 7:30pm EST
. >>> all of these zombie shows at show us how we as humans treat each other. >>> i want to ask max brooks why did you return from making a zombie guide. did he do it to appeal to a wider audience? >> we'll be barraging that. >>> beyond the zombie buzz could the disasse disaster fiction prs for the real thing. and it's resonating with a lot of people. the cdc has applied the zombie narrative for it's own comic book for emergency preparedness. max brooks joins us on the set to look at the bigger picture. thanks for being o on "the stream". thanks for being here. >>> we have questions for max on google a little later in the show. >> max who is your audience. >> >> think i think it's a broad spectrum. you have people into zombies and survivalist culture and people that are into big picture disaster preparedness. i have spoken at the naval war college and i have worked with the cdc. and that is like cutting strategic air command o often oe of the commissionaire crisis. >>> we have to have stories. what do people say to you when they approach you on the street and realize who you are. >>
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 7:30pm EDT
is a force in hiphop. and 30 years later, mcdaniels is still using his music as an advocacy tool. however, many criticize it for lacking substance and negative narrative. to break down hiphop's growing pains, we're so excited to have you here. and we have been talking about this for weeks. i used to torture my grandparents, i would stay with them in the summer, and it would make them crazy, but i love you, i grew up with you. >> it was a good time. and somebody told me today, i was three years old sitting there listening it my father's cassettes and i know all of your moves. >> this guy is too young. >> i was rocking oshkosh b'gosh, and so did the online community. as i was telling you, you say hiphop and politics, and it opens up a pandora's box. and you say run dmc is here. he says: we're joined today with four hiphop enthusiasts, and we're going to get to them in the show. but loyal stream team, you're in the show, and throughout today's discussion, engage us using the twitter hashtag. >> there seems to be a lot of nostalgia for old school hiphop. and you were part of that. an
Al Jazeera America
Nov 22, 2013 2:30am EST
. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on line, and it's not - it's not just twitter, what has happened through social media and the anonymity of the net is that you see websites, hate-filled websites targetting all sorts of groups, popping up. there has been a huge number of those that exist as well. >>> welcome back. we're talking about college athletes and whether they should get paid. before the break we asked about athletes. tim these student athletes receive scholarships to attend school and play their sport. studies show between their scholarships, room, board, coaching, training, these students athletes get packages worth between 50 and
Al Jazeera America
Nov 23, 2013 2:30am EST
get diverse on the program. we use a variety of technologies, including skype, and it's not always technologically perfect, but it allows us to reach a lot of people. so elise, what made your decision to go small? >> it wasn't going small, but i didn't want to go broke. i have lived in new york for ten years, and i came to new york to be a writer and i wanted to frida trymanhattan. when i walked in, i was shocked. but it was 90 square feet. and the woman who lived there had stuff everywhere, but i signed up for one year, and something happened in that one year. i got rid of a lot of my belongings because i had to fit in that apartment. a lot had to go into storage, and by the end of the year, i got rid of a lot of it. and i realized by living in that small space, you need less to be happy. i lived there, and finished writing the book and i realized that living with less, you get more out of life. i could equipped my job and -- quit my job, and edged write at my own leisure. i had less overhead literally. wanted to do. >> derek, you live in a tiny house with your wife, with two and
Al Jazeera America
Nov 13, 2013 2:30am EST
the town square, they're using the digital face. they explain, groups like anonymous are looking to fight civil disobedience for the digital age, but some disagree with the way they go about it. with the whistle blowers, the government sees prosecution. jeremy hanson pled guilty, an admission that carries up to 10 years behind bars. and in the 2011 hack of stratfer, emmails, the crimes for these companies and government agencies and how they gain information about activists. hamem says that the supporters say that it's justified because it shoals how government can spy on citizens. so are hackers as whistle blowers acting in the public interest or as criminals? joining me is natasha, she focuses on civil liberties, and she's been following the hammond case closely. one of the attorneys for jeremy hammond, and foust, and andy norton. welcome to stream. and jeremy's sentencing is friday, and he faces ten years in prison. and you're advocating for him to get finally served. he committed the crime. and why should he get off? >> well, he made a huge contribution, and that contribution re
Al Jazeera America
Nov 27, 2013 2:30am EST
not always perfect, but it allows us to expand our reach and bring voices into it. explain the cartel's link into the avocado tree. industry? >> they first started going into the state institution that regulates the avocados, and every farmer needs to register with them. and register how much land they own and how much they're trying to export, et cetera. so the cartel moved into setting up the institution, and they started bribing and threatening people within the institution to hand over the lists of information. they got ahold of extremely detailed information on what everybody had and tried to export and they knew exactly how much to extort from everyone, and that's how it started. >> you said that farmers have been victimized by the cartel. and talk about the tactics they're using and the degree of violence down there. >> thank you so much for letting me come on the show, i really appreciate it. the knights templar are an organization that have been careful to brand themselves as part of the community. and they frame themselves to be a social enterprise. and it's the way t
Al Jazeera America
Nov 5, 2013 2:30am EST
alto because the school district is amazing joining us on science is gabriel metcalf. he is the director of spur. in our google hang out is jennifer frieden bacch. andnd iin the hang out maria isa housing rights organizer for just cause. gabriel it's all about supply and demand. as is the case when this happens in most steve. do you think there is something that is going on that is thank that is unique to san francisco that makes it difficult to find affordable housing? >> i think we came by this problem honestly, the we are telling with it are first it's a great city. and second our regional economy is generating a ton of jocks. jocks -- jobs so it's a nice problem to have. the third reason it's our own fault. we have not allowed s so very mh housing t to be built in decade. a lot of demand to live here and a constrained supply because of our own choices. the inevitable results is sky rocketing prices it's a really bad situation. the down sides of this far out weigh the up sides, although there are both. there will not be an easy solution. but there are things we can do that i
Al Jazeera America
Nov 6, 2013 2:30am EST
not the result of one person. so walk us down the road that you think got the philly school district into this current mess. >> well, it's really a long-running crisis in the fact that large school systems like philadelphia, have a large fon-white student body have have been underfunded for years, and enormous cuts, and we have seen in the last ten years, the state control of the philly schools, the state took over a decade ago, and the rapid expansion of charter schools, and for each student that enrolls in charter schools, that costs the district an estimated $7,000. so the rapid unchecked growth of charter schools, combined with the enormous cuts to public education, under republican governor, tom corbett, has made an unfair situation catastrophic. >> you work in three schools in the city, and give us your perspective. how is it affecting the parents, the kids, your colleagues. >> well, i've been lucky enough to be in three different situations. one of the situations was in a community where parents didn't really have finances and weren't able to support the schools, and
Al Jazeera America
Nov 8, 2013 2:30am EST
of the structure. >> well, joining us to discuss malcolm x's legacy dr. cornell west, renown academic, and is malcolm x real or not reinvented. you know , black nationalism tanks on different meanings, depending on who you ask. >> i think black nationalism is always relevant because it's founded on three pillars, self-respect, self defense, self determination. malcolm x one of the great freedom fighters was about what? impeccable integrity. he would never sell out. tell the truth, be willing to pay the price. he was always willing to express righteous indignation because he had a deep abiding love of black people. he had a deep abuing love for white, yellow, red, brown. >> has it changed depending on the era? >> first of all, let me second that emotion from my brother west. >> i feel music hyped that. >> brother herb got smokey robinson. >> i'm speaking my mind. unimpeachable integrity that is to echo what dr. west said. when you talk about black nationalism, embedded in the word is nation. you start with the generic aspects, and you say, okay, we are about having our own nat
Al Jazeera America
Nov 11, 2013 7:30pm EST
diplomacy can't make up for use of things like drones. we're joined by our panel. and for all of us who it is your first time watching tonight, we're all about access. we use a variety of technologies. including skype, which allows us to reach all sorts of people. cynthia, we want to start with you. in many ways this sounds like a fancy name for goodwill gestures. how do you really define cultural diplomacy? >> that's hard to do. let me start with sample definition and then tell you what i think it isn't anymore. cultural diplomacy is people to people diplomacy for the 21st centry. diplomacy is no longer government to government or men sitting around trees signing treaties. so what is it then? i think it should be as much about intake as about output. you know, we think of the traditional model of sending american jazz musicians around the world which worked very effectively in the cold war period, when we clearly were about winning hearts and minds. and what we understood then was it wasn't just about packaging a positive message. it was about showing a real side of the united states.
Al Jazeera America
Nov 9, 2013 7:30pm EST
nuclear ambitions and phil stands by for us from geneva with new developments, i understand, about the meetings later this month, phil? >> yes, jonathan. already we're hearing a little bit more about the specifics of november the 20th and the resumption of these talks. what is interesting to note it is that it had not be the heavy hitters who will be coming back here. way are hearing from a number of sources but the accomplish foreign ministry says that it will be a secondary tier and so we're looking at an under secretary of state, wendy sherman presumably who started these talks here, and then we'll see deputy foreign ministers coming to town on the 20th and that takes down the pressure cooker that was the atmosphere here once everybody and their dog started to show up. but perhaps that will now allow for a little bit more progress because, you know, the spotlight has really been on these talks with all of these, you know, grade a names showing up in town. >> yes, secretary kerry showing up unexpectedly yesterday to salvage these talks it is widely understood and so what does it mean
Al Jazeera America
Nov 26, 2013 2:30am EST
program that connects us to where our food comes from. by serving healthy locally grown meals and giving us hands on education opportunities that helps make lasting changes in the school's food environment. >> welcome back. what you're looking at is a video from the national farm to school network. the organization estimates more than 10,000 schools across the country participate in the program. it's one of several innovative ideas that school systems are using to get kids excited about healthy eating. waj, i'm looking at the tweets coming in, and just before the break, julie was saying give control back to the lunch lady. this needs to go back and go local. >> yes, we should make the #empower the lunch lady go survival. viral. >> jean, waj raise as interesting point. when i was in school, the lunch ladies pretty much prepared everything from scratch on site on the premise. now there is heat and serve. why the flip? >> years ago there were considerable cuts to our program. that moved people away from scratch cooking. you're seeing more school districts going to scratch cooking. a lot of
Al Jazeera America
Nov 16, 2013 2:30am EST
home, we want you to be part of this conversation, and don't forget to tweet us at the hashtag that you see on the screen right now. >> albuquerque is set to vote on this issue next tuesday, and if passed, it bans pregnancy after 2 20 weeks except in cases of rape or incest. three have bans, but albuquerque would be the first in the united states to approve such a ban. the ban would be felt statewide, as albuquerque is the only city in new mexico that offersbortionings offersabortion at or after 20 w. who should have a say? tonight, joining me. lila rose, and tara bresler, the editor of think progress, who has been covering this for a while. and antoinette, a professor in albuquerque. and is this the first time about watching ajam stream, we're all about access. we use google and i'm going to start with you, as mentioned in july, texas joined 12 other states that approved a ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, and what does the vote in albuquerque mean for the statewide legislation? >> well, albuquerque is the only city that has a clinic that will do these midterm abortions
Al Jazeera America
Nov 18, 2013 7:30pm EST
worked together. america has consistently used american air space. for the 12 years has supplied american soldiers with everything they need, from frozen food, to blankets, and there has been more arrests with the help of intelligence sharing, cooperation than -- >> i am going to get some -- >> if you don't mind, united states is an ally that is helping pakistan's economy, and it ease war against terrorism, but it is an enemy in the case of drones killing innocents. and then we with have same say they were never our friends and never will be. and then first world says pakistanis from an international rate society of religious extremists. i want to get your comments on this, the founder of the terrorist group, openly hosts popular rallies. bin laden was found a mile from military come pound, and many people say that pakistan government is harboring extremists. so what is your response so the contention that it is the drone strikes in. >> well, look, i think the drone strikes are on -- i agree with her in a narrow sense. drone strikes have increasingly taken to united states to dif
Al Jazeera America
Nov 27, 2013 7:30pm EST
>> hey, i'm wajahat ali and you're in the stream. obesity, so many of us can relate. lisa fletcher is away but my man omar is here. you and i can empathize for today's show, i wore husky pants growing up i was a quote unquote husky kid. that was me at 11. and tit for tat, you have a gut hanging out. 66% of americans are overweight, and there's been a two irdz thdz increase -- two-thirds are increase in,. >> who says in my experience i've noticed a difference in how i'm treated pre, and post-losing 60 pounds. much more post. of course those of you at home we want you to be a partly of the are conversation. use the hash hashtag that you sn the screen, #ajam stream. >> studies of parents of overweight kids are less likely to help them pay for things like a car or you know, college which is important. discrimination is also documented in children as young as the age of 3. the biggest problem isn't about keeping an eye on the scale. rather it's the way other americans rue, treat and shame them -- view, treat and shame them. >> i'm overweight and it's obviously a hard thing to deal with
Al Jazeera America
Nov 29, 2013 12:30pm EST
study that shows that the use of study that shows that the use of native american mass cots native american mass cots actually allows the dominant actually allows the dominant culture to turn a blind eye to culture to turn a blind eye to the very problems on the res the very problems on the res that regina that regina describes. describes. the taking on the taking on the poverty that the poverty that she is describing and then the she is describing and then the last point if i could the last last point if i could the last thing i should say is regina thing i should say is regina said something profoundly said something profoundly offensive. offensive. there are tribal council to there are tribal council to tribal council from the choctaw tribal council from the choctaw to the american indian to the american indian movement, movement, who oppose the name, is who oppose the name, is profoundingly misleading for profoundingly misleading for your audience. your audience. >> but suzanne is saying the >> but suzanne is saying the same thing. same thing. regina go ahead and speak and regi
Al Jazeera America
Nov 14, 2013 12:30pm EST
making us certain that the they don't theo out and pursuing vigorously nuclear weapons in the future. if we are serious about diplomacy there is no need for new sanctions on top of the sanction that's are already very effective and brought them to the table in the first place. now if it turns out they can't deliver and they can't come to the table in this way and get this resolve and the sanctions can be ramped back up and we have that option. roger it's his birthday. happy birthday. >> back to healthcare. can you guarantee to the americanamerican people that the is going to be operational by november 30th. and secondly more broadly this is your signature on domestic legs. legislation. you hear on the hill that--is that how this mess came to be? >> i think thi there is going te a lot of there is going to be a lot of evaluation of how we got to this point. and i'm assuring you i have been asking a lot of questions about that. the truth is that this is number one, very complicated. and the website itself is doing a lot of stuff. there are not a lot of website out there that have to help pe
Al Jazeera America
Nov 9, 2013 2:30am EST
led the soviet assistance, and welcome to all of you. >> thank you for having us. >> so marco, when we hear about fukushima these days, we hear about the plant or the workers, but we don't really hear about what's going on on the ground. what's the daily life like for people there? and as we mentioned, your family and friends are there, and what are they dealing with every day? >> well, it has been very, very difficult, because initially, they wanted to get out of the place, because many people are not aware of the dangers of radiation. but gradually, because of the media, because of the government, everybody is telling fukushima that fukushima is fine, and you can eat fukushima foods. you don't have to go. if you go, you can't get medical expense, or you can't join the medical tests. they have been doing. so most of them kind of like -- there are three different -- >> so if you leave the area, you don't get medical care provided by the government? >> that's right. so they have to be there. and there are basically three different kinds of groups. one group, they're very aware of all
Al Jazeera America
Nov 15, 2013 2:30am EST
theatres until 2015. >>> and that will do it for us, i'm stephanie sye. thanks for watching "the stream" is next. suicides and accidental precipitation overdoses are alarmingly high in the u.s. military. is indies cell natural dispensing of painkillers and psychiatric drugs to blame? ♪ ♪ >>> could the military have a drug problem? the he is department of defense spends billions of drugs to treat mental illness and reduce pain, in fact a recent report by the department of veterans affairs found that v.a. doctors prescribe specifically more opiates to stress patients than other veterans. congress held a hearing. family members, veterans and doctors testified about the culture of prescribing drugs at the v.a. >> unfortunately, we have given the veterans the impression that for whatever problem they have, we have a pill to help it. one or two bills to depression, one for anxiety. one or two for sleep, one for ptsd. add a few more pills for hypertension, diabetes, asthma, then add one or two or three precipitations for narcotics, what happens if a vet adds some over the counter me
Al Jazeera America
Nov 22, 2013 12:30pm EST
to dallas. heidi zhou castro joins us from dealey plaza to tell us about the events scheduled there, and it is a huge event there as thousands are expected to attend. >> that's right. dell. as the ceremony is about to start, so is the sleet. a very cold and windy day for dallas. nothing like the bright sun shown over dallas in 1963, but as you can see this is not keeping the crowd at home. 14,000 wanted to be here today, they applied to be here, and only 5,000 were picked in a lottery, randomly to be here, and they are not letting this chance escape them to be here. no umbrellas are allowed for security reasons. the city of dallas is putting a lot of emphasis on making this event flawless after having gained the reputation of being, quote, the city of hate, following the assassination 50 years ago. this is a chance for the city to come full circle and show the world how far it has come. >> and heidi you did something fascinating earlier today. you showed us your perspective and where -- the book depository is. could you have your cameraman show us exactly how close that room is to w
Al Jazeera America
Nov 14, 2013 7:30pm EST
. >> they are. joining us is dr. stephen a psychiatrist and retired army brigadier general, he works with soldiers and veterans suffering from ptsd and brain injuries. on skype, ryan is honoringer for iraq veterans against the war. he is currently undergoing treatment for ptsd. and other conditions. we reached out to the military and the department of veterans affairs to appear on the program tonight, and they declined. however, a v.a. spokesperson gave us this at the same time, which reads in part, the v.a. takes seriously the responsibility to balance the need of veterans with pain and the potential dangers of precipitation drugs, including open oids. the v.a.'s statement will be available in full on our websi website. >> so doctor, vets and active members of the military are dieing at a an alarming rate. expert point to the connection between these prescribed drugs and suicides and accident overdoses. what's going on here? >> i think you have a situation where a number of these, mostly young men and well, find themselves at the end of a rope. they have tried the treatments. and ev
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 7:30pm EST
some are two dads. >> he came to us as a four-month-old. a baby. >> in the u.s., roughly 95,000 same-sex couples are raising children. most are raising one parent's biological child, but some are choosing to adopt. 19 states and the district of columbia are allowing sim sex couples to adopt. and in many of those states, same-sex can adopt the biological children of their partners. mississippi and utah have banned gay adoption. >> when people and me what it was like growing up with two mops, i usually ask them, what was it like growing up with a mom and dad? they usually reply, normal. and i say, me too. >> recent studies have offered conflicting impact on the impact, and while the majority of those as well as being raised by a mom and a dad, studies show that not having a parent is harder than having gender roles in the home. but is it the parents or the quality of the parenting that has a bigger impact? a gay rights advocate who was raised in a lesbian household. and david, he's a researcher and author in the field of adoption, foster care and gay parenting. welcome, everyone, to "t
Al Jazeera America
Nov 20, 2013 7:30pm EST
, sons of abraham, asks if a little evolution of thought could make a world of difference. joining us tonight from new york is rabbi mark schneier, are co-author of sons of abraham. in d.c., im are yel elacmmach. and on skype, sheik yassir ladi. you and why rabbi shansa, why are these two groups particularly acute? >> we wrote about issues that divide and we also wrote about issues that unite. as the children of abraham. muslims and jews we recognize that we share both a common faith, and we share a common fate. and how our single destiny must strengthen our bonds of concern and compassion and caring for each other. but the work that the imam and i do is about dialogue, about fighting, about use speaking out about islam phobia, about muslims speaking out about antisemitism and antiholocaust denial within the muslim community. i say that the muslims who fight for their own rights are not pass honorable as when they fight for the rights of all people. that is journey that the imam and i are now on, 35 countries six continents and we are leading the effort bringing a reconciliation betwe
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 7:30pm EDT
unanimous declaration not to allow any nato sp supply to entr the province until though tell us the drone attacks have stopped. roslin joins us with more on. this what are the pakistani leaders accusing the us u.s. government of. >> there are two things they are accusing the obama administration of doing. one of violating pac pakistani sovereignty by launching a military attack on pakistani soil without islamabad's permission. and the other thing islamabad is accusing them of doing is skuttling an effort to broker peace talks about the pakistani taliban. therthey are arguing that with e death that basically that everything is lameverything islg to achieve is back at square one. the pack ta pakistani citizens g to be suffering from the attacks within their borders. >>> vandait's widely assumed the pakistani government has been cooperating first with the bush administration and now with the obama administration. it's been the obama administration h that has increased the frequency of these attacks some would argue out of a sense that the pakistanis have not been doing enough to crack down o
Al Jazeera America
Nov 25, 2013 7:30pm EST
. take a new look at news. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on line, and it's not - it's not just twitter, what has happened through social media and the anonymity of the net is that you see websites, hate-filled websites targetting all sorts of groups, popping up. there has been a huge number of those that exist as well. >> on al jazeera america change the way you look at news next, tune into live news at 8 and 11 >> i'm john seigenthaler and here's a look at the headlines.. >> infomation changes by the hour here... >> our team of award winning journalists brings you up to the minute coverage of today's events... then, at 9 and midnight. amer
Al Jazeera America
Nov 25, 2013 12:30pm EST
can check us out 24 hours a day on www.aljazeera.com. we'll see you then. >> hi, i'm lisa flesher and you're in the stream. pakistan and the u.s., friends, enemies orr friend mys. we take an independent look at this complicated relationship. our digital producer bringing in all your live feedback of which we have tons today. >> all angles. international tweets. and pakistanis can agree they agree on knock. then we have brandon. pakistan wants what the u.s. has but hates what they stand for. and here is my favorite comment on facebook. united states has had an arranged marriage, they are always in court filing before divorce, by the end of staying married, but living separated but america still has to pay child support, after all there was love at some point. >> and the kids being the people of both countries totally confused. >> . >> drones, nukes, the talibans and anti-sentiments. these are just some of the issues that are complicated the fractures u.s. pakistan alliance since 9/11. pakistan is a recipient of a huge chunk of military aid. but mutual mistrust and the arms of group
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 2:30am EDT
we want to hear from you, so be sure to tweet us using the hashtag you see on your screen right now. >> joining me are two people who have been on this story since the beginning. also in our google hangout tonight is an orange county based writer, and kathy fang she is executive director of a california political watchdog group. we did reach out to senator calderon who denied requests to join our show tonight. so what is new? >> a lot is new and a lot has happened in a very short amount. the investigation centered on an fbi sting in which they posed as film executives. ron calderon sits on the california film commission which oversees those tax subsidies, and the senator pro-tem announced he was stripping him of his position on the california film commission. which was a huge fast move. >> and in terms of other media, there have been so many people that have long suspected particularly in california that something has been up, and they have been fiddling around the story, but hasn't been able to wrap their arms around it. your team did. >> right. a lot of media pointed to a connecti
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